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The state or quality of being near (in place, time, order, causation, relationship, etc.)


Word origin: Latin proximitās, from proximus, nearest

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Electron transport chain

And they are passed from one molecule to other in close proximity, so the chance of going elsewhere is probably low.

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by JackBean
Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Electron transport chain
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... only experience this spike in the production of prolactin because of pregnancy. Again, it is often forgotten that male partners, living in close proximity to their pregnant partner too experience a spike in prolactin. Depending on the emotional involvement of the male partner, he will start to ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 18108

Re: Resonance transfer

... as red light. This energy transfer can only occur if the two fluorochromes are very close to each other in space, so it can be used to probe for proximity. For instance, if you have two biomolecules that you think dock together, you can put the first fluorochrome on one and the second fluorochrome ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resonance transfer
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... cells from a suspect. However, blood cells and cheek cells are clearly different. The process of cell differentiation is not fully understood. Proximity is somehow involved. During early development, cells in contact with each other generally develop into similar tissue. While other cells also ...

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by DougB
Thu May 03, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 28991

Re: Questions about catalase

... I have the impression that peroxisomes are like little fume hoods that isolate and mop up stuff like H2O2 and are not normally located in any proximity to the cellular membrane. Is this so? I notice companies sell antibodies to catalases - so are they able to get these into the cells, or can ...

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by camo789
Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:48 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions about catalase
Replies: 5
Views: 76658
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